• Intended for early career scientists and engineers of exceptional promise
  • Open to candidates looking to conduct research in the core subjects of civil, mechanical, electrical or aeronautical engineering seeking to address the primary infrastructure needs of modern society: the buildings we live and work in, transportation of many forms and the machinery and plant which supply our energy needs
  • Candidates must have a recent PhD (or be completing one in year of application) and normally with no more than 3 years postdoctoral experience


  • Fellows can either be employed by institution or self-employed
  • Full payroll cost covered by 1851 Royal Commission
  • Expense allowance of £10,000 pa
  • Access to 1851 Alumni community